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Scientists discover new water waves

(PhysOrg.com) -- By precisely shaking a container of shallow water, researchers have observed wave behavior that has never been seen before. In a new study, Jean Rajchenbach, Alphonse Leroux, and Didier Clamond ...

dateJul 19, 2011 in General Physics feature
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Scientists develop sensitive skin for robots

Robots will soon be able to feel heat or gentle touching on their surfaces. Researchers at Technische Universitaet Muenchen are now producing small hexagonal plates which when joined together form a sensitive skin for "machines ...

dateJun 29, 2011 in Robotics
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Can we fix it -- yes we can

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK's National Measurement Institute are working on a project to develop a new, lighter weight beverage can punch with improved wear resistance. The ...

dateApr 06, 2011 in Engineering
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Quiet area for sensitive devices

Devices for precise analysis or manufacturing are very sensitive to ambient vibrations. The German experts at Fraunhofer have developed an insulation unit that actively counteracts these effects emanating from the environment. ...

dateMar 15, 2011 in Engineering
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